NFL Injury Analysis: Maximizing Risk and Reward
NFL Injury Analysis: Maximizing Risk and Reward

This article is part of our Injury Analysis series.

The old idiom out of sight, out of mind can often be applied to NFL players who sustain significant injuries. Prolonged absences can influence a player's average draft position (ADP), as fantasy owners forget the lack of productivity can be attributed solely to health and often remove potential valuable players from their game plan. However, opportunistic owners will target these individuals at a discounted price on draft day, maximizing risk and reward. Let's take a look at a few players hoping to prove 2017 was an injury-driven anomaly.

David Johnson

Last season, Arizona Cardinal Johnson was one of the first players to come off the board after a stellar 2016 performance that included more than 2,000

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Jeff Stotts
Jeff Stotts works as a Certified Athletic Trainer (MAT, ATC, PES, CES). He won the 2011 Best Fantasy Football Article in Print from the Fantasy Sports Trade Association.
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